Over the weekend GSA posted an announcement on its Vendor Support Center website stating that it would no longer require vendors to manipulate Manufacturer Part Numbers in cases where a contractor has multiple manufacturers with the same part number.
GSA continues to make improvements to its e-Tools portfolio in order to streamline the acquisition process and further its mission of providing cost-effective ways to do business with Uncle Sam. The latest development is the unveiling of a web portal called GSA AdvantageSelect, which will allow users to easily purchase high volume IT goods that have been pre-competed by a government agency.
Congratulations! You have just been awarded a GSA Schedule… Now what? Preparing your offer and applying to get a GSA Schedule was only the beginning of your organization’s life as a GSA Schedule Holder. Now that you have a contract, you have important sales and compliance responsibilities for the life of your contract. For your organization off on the right path, here are the top five things to do after you are awarded a GSA Schedule.
The “Amazon” for government, GSA Advantage, serves as the ultimate online shopping mall exclusively designed for government entities looking to make a purchase. As such, it is here you can find the public sector face of any GSA contractor. With a variety of contractors providing an even larger variety of products and services, GSA needed a way to standardize and present these contractors in a consistent way. In other words, a constant was needed to allow potential buyers to compare contractors and thus choose the company that fit their needs the best. This constant comes to form in the I-FSS-600 GSA Pricelist.
Topics: GSA Advantage